Rich People Problems
In Intimate Detail
Save Me the Plums
The Very Worst Missionary
Your Second Life Begins When You Realize You Only Have One
The Kiss Quotient
Taurus, with Jupiter in Sagittarius, 2019 is looking like a good year to expand your bank account. Pay off debts if you have them, and look for ways of increasing your wealth. You were meant to live the good life. Rich People Problems, the third book in Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians trilogy, could help you start thinking rich. It will be important to envision your long-term goals. Be ready to take advantage of opportunities, rather than just hoping for the best. Following a year of attention on partnerships and friendships, 2019 is also a good a time to spice up your love life. Explore the possibilities for upgrading your underwear drawer with In Intimate Detail: How to Choose, Wear, and Love Lingerie by Cora Harrington.
This year, it’s possible that you’ll travel, and the experience may be life-changing. With Saturn still in Capricorn and two eclipses in January, you may even be on the move right away. Others will be getting serious about work in the media, school, or teaching. Save Me the Plums, food writer Ruth Reichl’s story of her path to becoming Editor-in-Chief of Gourmet magazine is a savory read to inspire your own journey. There’s also the potential that 2019 will be highly spiritual for you. You may see your philosophy change as the year goes on, and you might even be attracted to a community of people who share your beliefs. Enjoy the down-to-earth spiritual insights of popular blogger Jamie Wright in her memoir (or whatever) The Very Worst Missionary.
Uranus moves back into your sign on March 6 to stay for the next seven years. The unexpected events of last May through November were a preview of what’s to come. You may have shaken yourself out of a rut already. Live a little bit on the wild side during this phase. Your Second Life Begins When You Realize You Only Have One is a fun novel about a woman who breaks out of her routine to find joy. While you’re increasing your wealth and breaking out of your own routine this year, try testing out more innovative investments. Blockchain Revolution could give you some interesting ideas.
With everything that’s going on in your life, you’ll want to make some time to relax! Enjoy Autumn, the first novel in Ali Smith’s Seasonal Quartet (and if you like it, continue on to Winter). In November, a Mercury retrograde in Scorpio will have you talking things over with a significant other. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang is an entertaining read for the fall. Once Jupiter enters Capricorn on December 2, you’ll be busy making big plans for 2020.
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